Stephen Porter has been confirmed as Mossley’s new chairman.

The Lilywhites’ board of directors have also elected James Bull as vice-chairman.

Last November, Ray Moreland and Callum Irving were announced as chairman and vice-chairman respectively. Porter has been acting chair since the departure of Moreland and Irving.

Mossley-born, he told the club’s website: “If you’d told me as a nine-year-old when I stood on the Seel Park terraces cheering on my heroes that one day I’d have the opportunity to be chair of Mossley AFC, I’d have thought you had lost your mind.

“But here I am, Mossley born and bred, and now in that post. I feel extremely humbled and honoured.”

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